Greg Hardin is an academic reference librarian who strives to create a better user experience for all library users; both in-person and online. He has an undergraduate degree in photography/film from the University of Idaho, his M.L.S. from Texas Woman’s University, and is a member of the Beta Lambda Chapter of Beta Phi Mu International LIS Honor Society. Much of Greg’s work focuses on information literacy, technology, and the user experience.
Greg has worked in academic public services since 1997 and prior to this he worked for eight years in the retail book trade. Currently Greg is Associate Librarian and Information Literacy Coordinator at the University North Texas Libraries where he is also the Subject Librarian for the Department of Learning Technologies and the Department of Library & Information Science. Prior to his appointment at UNT, he was a reference librarian at Texas Woman’s University Libraries.
In addition, Mr. Hardin has taught as an adjunct instructor in the TWU School of Library and Information Studies. Greg has presented at many conferences including Computers In Libraries, the American Library Association Annual Conference, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference, and the Texas Library Association Annual Conference. A 2012 TALL Texan, Greg is also an active member of TxLA where he has served on both the Conference Local Arrangements and Conference Program Planning committees, as well as serving as Councilor and Chair for District 7. Greg tweets and can be found on most social networks as @ghardin
As a fifth generation Texan, Greg grew up in Waco. He is a seasoned soccer spectator, ambitious art aesthete, fervent film fancier, ardent audiophile, craftbeer connoisseur, and an avid admirer of alliteration.